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Profiles: Trusted Personal Injury Attorneys in Boca Raton, Florida

Barry S. Friedman
President/Owner

bfriedman@thefriedman-lawfirm.com

Personal
Born: May 30, 1964
Miami Florida
Resides: Boca Raton, Florida

Bar Admissions
Florida Bar
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
United States Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Education
University of Miami, 1986, B.A
St.Thomas University School of Law, 1990, J.D.

Professional Associations



Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Slip/Trip and Fall
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Dog Bites
  • Brain Injuries
  • Pharmacy Negligence
  • Cruise Passenger Injuries
  • International Accident Victims Claims
  • Select Commercial Litigation Matters




Lawrence B. Friedman
Retired

Personal
November 3, 1934; Brooklyn, New York

Education
B.B.A., University of Miami, 1956
J.D., University of Miami, 1959

Bar Admissions
Florida Bar
U.S. District Court, Southern District Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Middle District Florida

Certifications
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, State of Florida
National Board of Trial Advocacy (pending reciprocity with State of Florida)
Certified Circuit Court Mediator, State of Florida



Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Negligence
  • Professional Negligence
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Commercial Litigation and civil trial practice


Associations

Florida Justice Association (FAJ)

  • Board of Directors, 1974 - 1983, 1991- 1992
  • Diplomat
  • Sustaining Member
  • Eagle Patron
  • Committees:
    >Auto Reparations 1970 - 1971
    >Contingent Fee, 1971
    >Legislative, 1972 - 1973
    >Seminar Chairman, 1972 - 1973
  • Florida Lawyers Action Group (FLAG)
  • Legislative Advisory Council, 1986
  • Membership Plociy Committee, 1985
  • Insurance Strike Force Committee, 1991
  • Continuing Legal Education Committee

American Association for Justice (AAJ)

  • Sustaining Member - present
  • Board of Governors, 1977 - 1983
  • Chairman, National Observance of Right to Trial By Jury, 1982-1983
  • Home Office & Budget Committee, 1981-1982
  • Executive Committee, 1979 -1980
  • Presidents Advisory Council, 1987 - 1979
  • Amicus Curse Committee, 1977 - 1978
  • Student Chapters Committee, 1977 - 1978
  • Professional Responsibility Committee, 1978 -1979
  • Chairman Tort Section, 1978 -1979; 1st Vice
    >Chairman Tort Section, 1977 -1978; 2nd Vice
    >Chairman Tort Section, 1976 -1977; Secretary Tort Section, 1975 - 1976
  • Chairman Department of Public Relations, 1979 - 1980
  • Vice Chairman, Department of Public Relations, 1978 - 1979
  • Vice Chairman, Department of Internal Affairs, 1978 - 1979
  • 1st Vice Chairman, State Committeeman, 1975 - 1977
  • State Committeeman, 1975 - 1977
  • Co-Chairman, Basic Advocacy Committee, 1980 - 1981
  • Member, Attorneys Congressional Campaign Trust (ACCT)
  • Member "M" Club
  • Lifetime Fellow, Roscoe Pound American Trial Lawyers Foundation
  • Dean, Advanced College, ATLA, 1988
  • Vice Chairman, Insurance and General Tort Litigation Section, 1988 - 1989
  • Secretary, Professional Negligence Section, 1988 - 1989
  • Vice Chairman, Professional Negligence Section, 1990 - 1991
  • Chairman, Insurance and General Litigation Section, 1990 - 1991
  • Chairman, Professional Negligence Section, 1991 - 1992
  • Secretary, Motor Vehicles, Highway and Premises Liability Section, 1995 - 1996
  • 2nd Vice Chairman, Motor Vehicles, Highway and Premises Liability Section, 1996 - 1997
  • 1st Vice Chairman, Motor Vehicles, Highway and Premises Liability Section, 1997 - 1998
  • Chairman, 1998 -1999
  • Insurance Oversight Committee, 1998 - 1999


Bar Association

  • Florida Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • North Dade Bar Association
    >President, 1978
    >Vice President, 1977
    >Secretary, 1976

Florida Bar

  • Professional Ethics Committee, 1994 - 2000


Trial Lawyers Association

  • Dade County Trial Lawyers Association
    >Board of Directors, 1990 - 1996
  • New York Trial Lawyers Association
  • Pennsylvania Trail Lawyers Association
  • Texas Trail Lawyers Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
    >Charter President, Miami Chapter, 1988 - 1989
    >Chapter Liaison Committee, 1991
    >Law School Essay Committee, 1991
    >National Board of Directors, 1996 - 1997
    >Founding President
    >Chapters Committee - Southern Area Chairman, 1997
    >Board of Directors, 1997
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association
    >Founding Fellow
    >Board of Governors, 1990 - present
    >Parliamentarian, 1997 - 1998
    >Treasurer, 1998 - 1999
    >Vice President, 1999 - 2000
    >President Elect, 2001 - 2002
    >President, 2002 - 2003
  • Diplomat American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
    >Board of Directors, 1994 - present
    >Member of Examination Committee and examiner to certify
    applicants of Diplomat status
    >Board Certified - present

Public Interest Law Firm - Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (TLPJ)

  • Founder, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Foundation, Board of Directors, 1984 - 1993
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, State Coordinator, 1988 - 1993
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, South East Regional Coordinator, 1989 - 1993
  • Public Interest Outreach Committee, 1990 - 1992

Other Professional Memberships

  • Melvin Belli Society
    >Trustee
    >Board of Directors, 1984- 1993
  • Melvin Belli Society, Vice President, 1991- 1992
  • Melvin Belli Society, President, 1992 - 1993
  • American Arbitration Association
  • American Judicature Society
  • American Society of Law and Medicine
  • Law Science Academy
  • Attorneys Information and Exchange Group (AIEG)
    >Board of Directors, 1988
  • Florida Academy of Certified Mediators, Inc

Honors

  • Judge, Municipal Court, Hollywood Ridge Farms, Florida, 1969-1970
  • American Judges Association, 1970
  • Who's Who in American Law, 1985-1986
  • Special Master - Town of Bay Harbor Islands, 1999-present
  • Kentucky Colonel, Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1999-present